Main-à-Dieu Fishermen's Museum

Hours Of Operation

Jul–Aug 10am–6pm; Sep–Jun 9am–5pm.

Location

2886 Louis-Main-à-Dieu Rd, Main-à-dieu, Fleur-de-lis/Marconi/Metro CB

Contact

T: 902-733-2258

E: office.mcda@gmail.com

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Description

Main-à-Dieu Fishermen’s Museum, located in Cape Breton’s Coastal Discovery Centre, provides a fascinating insight into the changes and challenges faced by the fishing industry over the past 100 years. The museum features an impressive collection of fishing paraphanelia, replicas of fishing boats and historic images from Main-à-Dieu’s past. Our museum is in close proximity to the Main-à-Dieu Boardwalk which overlooks a picturesque sandy beach. Visitors can purchase light snacks at the nearby Big Wave Café. The Coastal Discovery Centre’s C@P site is also available to visitors and includes 7 computers, all with internet access. 

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Facilities / Services

Gift shop
Meeting facilities
Parking
Picnic tables
Public washroom
TeaRoom
Takeout
Wheelchair accessible
Internet access

Detailed Information

Admission: Admission free, donations welcome.
Directions: At Coastal Discovery Centre.